Jasper Shipley & John Thompson

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Jasper Shipley & John Thompson - _ . , . .. _ ,,,,. Perhaps the oldest records...
_ . , . .. _ ,,,,. Perhaps the oldest records in court house are contained In · book devoted to the probate _ju- fairs of Weber cojanty.' Utah from 1S51 to 13»3. The c j a i ~ ritory, book is-part of the records 0 ,, trusted to the care of County Van. Dyke. . . cal .organization THat the probate court had -- . - _ _ - _ . i i v» * - . - - - -- - · powers In those.days is disclosed l n j p this paragraph: "John Thompson, having mailo request of the probate court a l Jasper Shipley, a minor, 14 years of aso. be appi-entlcec. to him, a scrip. boy consenting, it is ordered: by these presents bound unto Thompson until said. Jasper Shipley shall be 21 year's of age. to serve as required in a reasonable! "Said John Thompson shall in Consideration of auch service said Jasper Shipley in a respectable manner, and give one and half years of schooling, and at expiration of his time, a horse, i l l c - a n d bridle worth $75." In those .days a horse, saddle bridle meant more"~tlian today. A young man,.so equipped could travel over the .country seeking work on the farms and he might get employment as a cowboy This was (Continued on P««e Two)

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  1. The Ogden Standard-Examiner,
  2. 22 Nov 1924, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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